In Memory

Michael Albert Black, 58

Michael Albert Black passed away Jan. 27 at home in San Carlos, Ariz. Mr. Black was born March 2, 1962, in Los Angeles. He is survived by his siblings, Dorma L. Kinney and Preston, Christopher and Phillip Black.

Hal Fredrick Burford Sr., 54

Hal Fredrick Burford Sr. passed away Nov. 1, 2021, at home in Anchorage. Mr. Burford was born Sept. 9, 1967, in Anchorage. He is survived by his sisters, Robin, Toni and Wendy Burford.

Clayton Ralph Chadwick, 76

Clayton Ralph Chadwick passed away July 25, 2021, at home in Salem, Ore. Mr. Chadwick was born Dec. 20, 1944, in Portland, Maine. He is survived by his significant other, Elizabeth Diaz.

Leona Davidson, 86

Leona Davidson passed away Nov. 22, 2021, at Wrangell Medical Center Hospital in Wrangell, Alaska. Ms. Davidson was born May 30, 1935, in Talkeetna, Alaska. She is survived by Linda Lee Davidson, Debra Ann Davidson, Pamla Sue Davidson and Gregory Allen Davidson.

Mackarius “Mack” Dolchok, 83

Mackarius “Mack” Dolchok passed away July 20, 2021, in Shawnee, Okla. Mr. Dolchok was born Aug. 4, 1937, in Kenai, Alaska. He was an enlisted member of the U.S. Navy and served in the Korean conflict. While on leave in California in 1959, he met the love of his life, Merlene. They married within a month and were together another 50 years. During their time together, they lived in California, South Carolina, Oklahoma and Alaska. Mr. Dolchok was an ordained minister in the Assemblies of God and an enrolled citizen of the Kenaitze Indian Tribe. His family remembers him as someone who always gave others his love and sincerity. Mr. Dolchok is survived by his daughter, Katrina Dolchok Jacuk; grandchildren, Benjamin, Andrea and Nicholas Jacuk; and many beloved cousins, nieces and nephews.

Robert C. Dushkin Jr., 55

Robert C. Dushkin Jr. passed away Aug. 2, 2021, in Soldotna, Alaska. Mr. Dushkin was born Nov. 19, 1965, in Anchorage. He is survived by his mother, Geraldine Ackerman; daughters, Nellie Roehl and Sandra Simons; girlfriend, Norma Johnson; nephew, Devan Mack; granddaughter, Nicole Gunderson; brother, Donald Dushkin; aunts, Delores Howell, Leeoma Valentine, Katherine Huff and Emily Carlson; uncles, Mark Howell, William Dushkin Sr. and Chino Valentine; and many cousins.

Kathryn May Gottbreht, 66

Kathryn May Gottbreht passed away Sept. 28, 2021, at home in Medical Lake, Wash. Ms. Gottbreht was born Oct. 17, 1954, in Anchorage. She is survived by her husband, Marc Gottbreht; and sons, Nicholas and Darin Gottbreht.

Sammy Kallander, 73

Sammy Kallander passed away Sept. 14, 2021, at Avamere Rehabilitation of Junction City in Junction City, Ore. Mr. Kallander was born June 26, 1948, in Anchorage. His summers were spent commercial fishing at Point Possession, Alaska, and he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. In addition to being a CIRI shareholder, Mr. Kallander was a member of the Kenaitze Indian Tribe. He is survived by his loving partner, Peggy Webb; son, Nikolaas (Kristy) Kallander; grandchildren, Kayla and Kaycie; siblings, Betty (John) Gilcrist, Mary (Mike) Dougherty, Sharon (Dave) Isaak and Karen Tollackson; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Linda Marie Klein, 60

Linda Marie Klein passed away Oct. 30, 2021, at home in Frenchtown, Mont. Ms. Klein was born Dec. 9, 1960, in Seward, Alaska. Her family remembers her as someone who was kind, forgiving, loving and extremely family oriented. She is survived by her husband, Mike Klein; children, Toni Lynn Ginther, Tyler Ginther and Patrick Klein; grandchildren, TyRome, Toniah, Liv, River and Goldie; father, Read Kent; and sisters, Debra Armstrong, Sheri Pexa, Brigitte Armstrong and Shiela Morrison.

Victor David McNeil, 69

Victor David McNeil passed away Dec. 2, 2021, in Eklutna, Alaska. Mr. McNeil was born Sept. 13, 1952, in Anchorage. He is survived by his wife, Mary McNeil; sisters, Maria K. Lopez, Cynthia Kaloke and Myrtle J. Lonsdale; life friend, Angline Waskey; and adopted son, Victor McNeil.

Mary Louise Morgan, 61

Mary Louise Morgan passed away Oct. 5, 2021, at home in Willow, Alaska. Ms. Morgan was born June 26, 1960, in Anchorage. She is survived by her siblings, Herbert Gregory Jr., Eugene Fletcher, Vera Gregory, Melinda Gregory, Jennifer Gregory and Nola Vienup.

Mamie A. Reich, 75

Mamie A. Reich passed away Oct. 8, 2021, in Kotzebue, Alaska. Ms. Reich was born May 31, 1946, in Nome, Alaska. She is survived by her children, Charlene Zabriskie, Charlie Reich Jr., Trina Reich, Mamie Reich, Josephine Reich, Joseph Reich, Howard Reich, Crystal Gayle Venkov and Janissa Reich-Rutman.

Jason Carter Reynolds, 68

Jason Carter Reynolds passed away Oct. 23, 2021, at home in Tucson, Ariz. Mr. Reynolds was born Aug. 23, 1953, in Anchorage. He is survived by his wife, Anna Marie Reynolds.

LuJuana L. Rhen, 66

LuJuana L. Rhen passed away Aug. 13, 2021, at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, Ore. Ms. Rhen was born April 22, 1955, in Cottage Grove, Ore. She is survived by her husband, Ronald J. Rhen; and son, Jerud H. Rhen.

Ryburn Simmonds, 57

Ryburn Simmonds passed away Oct. 16, 2021, in Fairbanks, Alaska. Mr. Simmonds was born July 28, 1964, in Barrow, Alaska. He is survived by Leona Okakok, Doreen Simmonds, Margaret Pardue, Martha Jane Kagak, Clarice Akootchook and Wanda Simmonds.

Cheryl Gwen Stephan (aka Cheryl Jessie Stephan), 59

Cheryl Gwen Stephan passed away Oct. 5, 2021, at McCurtain Memorial Hospital in Idabel, Okla. Ms. Stephan was born May 5, 1962, in Lawton, Okla. She is survived by her father, Herbert I. Jessie; and brother, Robert Dewayne Jessie.

Martina Maria Thompson, 74

Martina Maria Thompson passed away Oct. 1, 2021, at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna, Alaska. Ms. Thompson was born July 8, 1947, in Bethel, Alaska. She is survived by her daughters, Roseann Darby and Sandra Schepis; grandchildren, Darby Bowen, Destiny Svenson, Roman Everett, Cheyenne Everett, Ransom Hayes, Robert Hayes, Blaze Wilson, Bradley Samakin, Austin Samakin and Madison Schepis; and siblings, Sophie John, David Tommy, Anthony Tommy, Joseph Tommy, Bessie Tommy and Massa Fairbanks.

Jimmy Donald Waters Jr., 59

Jimmy Donald Waters Jr. passed away Dec. 9, 2020, at home in Nashville, Ind. Mr. Waters was born June 13, 1961, in Lafayette, Ind. He is survived by Johnathon Waters, Patricia Watton Enmili, Kristen Fetten and Joe Fetten.

Trevor DeWayne Wright, 51

Trevor DeWayne Wright passed away Nov. 12, 2021, in Las Cruces, N.M. Mr. Wright was born Sept. 21, 1970, in Portales, N.M. He is survived by his father, Jesse Lynn Wright; daughters, Britini Diane Wright and Tiffany Nicole Wright; and siblings, Jesse Landon Wright, Brendy Lynn Santiago and Brandy Lanell Shinnick.


Roland Glen Beasley, 69
Charlie Blatchford III, 54
James William Brandon Jr., 92
Carolyn Jane Burns, 72
Suzanne Marie Christiansen, 66
Joseph Delacerda Jr., 69
Owen Francis Eben, 65
Hubert John Gilligan Jr., 79
Robert Roy Glassett, 76
Kenneth Nick Golley, 54
Janet Marie Haynes, 49
Adolph Joseph Larson, 65
Robert Leroy Macneven, 76
Joseph Raymond Matusik, 50
Frances Moncrief, 71
Michael Devin Osness, 31
Julia Doris Pennington, 89
Maureena Joann Petaja, 84
Brenda Ann-Picketts Porter, 53
Earl Mathew Regan, 62
Anton John Remley, 65
Sandra Kay Segura, 75
Patricia Ann Shangin, 64
Barbara B. Shetter, 82
Arthur Theodore, 73
Alice Tinsley, 92
Mary Cecilia Wasky, 83
Teri Arlene Watkins, 48
Eugene Ray Watson, 72